Archives - August 2018

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Aug

MP Khudari appeals for funds to reconstruct Gaza homes ruined in Israeli war

Head of the Popular Anti-Siege Committee Jamal Khudari launched an appeal to fund the reconstruction of 2,000 Palestinian homes ruined by Israel’s 2014 offensive on the blockaded Gaza Strip. In a statement, Khudari said at least $150 million are needed to reconstruct Gazan homes. He called on the donor countries to fulfill their pledges and …

28
Aug

Ashrawi briefs a Chilean parliamentary delegation on the latest developments

Member of the Executive Committee Hanan Ashrawi has received, on Monday, a delegation of Chilean parliamentarians including representatives of Chilean parties, intellectuals and journalists in the presence of the Palestinian community’s President in the Republic of Chile, and briefed them on the latest political developments. At the beginning of the meeting, which was held at …

28
Aug

MP Rajoub: Israel’s detention of women in al-Khalil is a “crime”

Palestinian lawmaker Nayef al-Rajoub has condemned Israel’s detention campaign against Palestinian women in al-Khalil as “a crime,” calling for necessarily taking legal action against Israel with international courts. In a press release, Rajoub said that Israel’s recent targeting of female journalists and activists in al-Khalil aims to dissuade them from exposing its crimes and violations …

15
Aug

Palestinian delegations leave Gaza to attend Cairo talks

Delegations from different Palestinian resistance factions in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday headed to Cairo to attend Egypt-sponsored meetings on the reconciliation and the humanitarian situation in the enclave. Spokesman for the Popular Resistance Committees Abu Mujahed said that the movement had received an official invitation from Egypt to attend Cairo meetings. According to multiple …

13
Aug

Ashrawi: US has no right to dissolve UNRWA, revoke rights of Palestinian Refugees

Member of the PLO Executive Committee, Hanan Ashrawi, said that the United States does not have the legal and judicial authority to dissolve the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA). Furthermore, it does not have any mand ate to revoke the rights of Palestinian refugees or to amend international law in …